Democrats host potluck
TRAVERSE CITY — Grand Traverse Democratic Party hosts its next Progressive Potluck from 7-8:30 p.m. March 12 at The Little Fleet. Members from Reproductive Access Fund discuss their work to help people obtain healthcare services. Ten percent of all drink sales benefit the organization. Everyone is invited to bring a food item to share. Questions: email@example.com.
Class of 1960 meets
TRAVERSE CITY — Traverse City Central High School Class of 1960 meets at 1 p.m. March 13 at the Elks Club. Class members are invited to plan the 60th reunion, which is set for September 2020. Reservations: 231-885-2871.
TRAVERSE CITY — Maritime Heritage Alliance hosts the next Shanty Sessions event at 7 p.m. March 13 at the boat shop. Everyone is invited to play an instrument, sing or listen during the open music session. This event takes place on the second Wednesday of each month.
Free pie on Pi Day
TRAVERSE CITY — Grand Traverse Pie Company serves a free slice of pie March 14, internationally recognized as Pi Day. Customers can obtain a piece of the ABC (apples, blueberries and cherries) crumb pie with their purchase.
Service applications due March 15
TRAVERSE CITY — FoodCorps is accepting applications until March 15 for its annual class of FoodCorps AmeriCorps service members. Selected community leaders spend one year working full time in school food systems. Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities partners with FoodCorps for this program. Visit foodcorps.org/apply for more details.
Cocoa with a Cop
TRAVERSE CITY — Traverse Area District Library hosts Cocoa with a Cop at 11 a.m. March 16. Families are invited for stories and singing with a local police officer. Bring questions and take pictures, if desired.
Days for Girls meets
BENZONIA — Days for Girls meet on Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and Thursdays from 2-5 p.m. at the Grow Benzie sewing studio. Volunteers sew and assemble hygiene kits for women around the world.
Food event tickets available
TRAVERSE CITY — National Cherry Festival is selling tickets for its food-related Air Show events. A Very Cherry Flying Pancake Breakfast is set from 8-11 a.m. June 29. Cost is $5 for kids and $10 for adults. Proceeds support the NMC Aviation Program.
Tickets are also available for the Indigo View Air Show; the Blues, Brews and BBQ; the Flight Deck and the Great American Picnic. Go online or call 231-947-4230 to purchase tickets.
Impact 100 raises money for nonprofits
TRAVERSE CITY — Impact 100 TC plans to provide $304,000 in grants to local nonprofits this year. Each nonprofit will receive $101,333. Impact 100 recently reached 304 members, who each donate $1,000 to the grant fund. Nonprofits in the five-county region may apply for an arts and culture, education, environment and recreation, family or health and wellness grant until April 30. Five finalists are reveled in September and three winners announced in October. More details: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Criss Angel tickets on sale
PESHAWBESTOWN — Leelanau Sands Casino presents Criss Angel RAW: The Mind Freak Unplugged at 8 p.m. May 30. Must be 18 years or older to attend. The magic show costs $82. Purchase at the Leelanau Sands Casino Player’s Club or the Turtle Creek Casino Gift Shop. Call 231-534-8160 for more details.